Horror film aesthetics
Thomas M. Sipos

Horror film aesthetics

creating the visual language of fear

Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"A practical "how to" guide for horror filmmakers, this book analyzes how cinematic tools such as acting, makeup, costuming, set décor, framing, cinematography, lighting, editing, and sound are used to create horror on screen. The guide explores aesthetic and creative considerations in conveying fear, suspense, and dread by examining scenes from popular genre films"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Defining the genre
Pragmatic aesthetics
Framing the image
Photographing the image
Lighting the image
Editing the image
Putting sound to the image
The appeals of horror.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class 791.43/6164
Library of Congress PN1995.9.H6 S485 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24468171M
ISBN 13 9780786449729
LC Control Number 2010013729

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